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Which Animated Shows Are on the Emmy Ballot?

If you’ve been wondering which animated shows are on the Emmy Ballot this year, we have the inside scoop for you, courtesy of the good people at They’ve pulled together the list of the 42 shows that are eligible to receive an Emmy nomination for the 2022 Best Animated Program. This primetime category allows submissions targeted at audiences aged 13 and above, with series and specials made for younger viewers being relegated to the Children’s and Family Emmys. Submissions have also been required to have runtimes in excess of 15 minutes. The animated program nominees are selected by voters from the animation, children’s programming, interactive media. and motion and title design branches. The ballots close on June 27, and the five nominees will be announced on July 12.

All of these titles are either one-off specials or single episodes of continuing series. Among the shows that may be getting repeat nods this year are TV Academy faves such as The Simpsons, Archer, Bob’s Burgers, Rick and Morty and South Park.

You can find the list below. Which five do you think will end on the final envelope? Which five are your favorites? Let us know!

  • American Dad! (Stan & Francine & Stan & Francine & Radika)
  • Arcane (When These Walls Come Tumbling Down)
  • Archer (Dingo, Baby, Et Cetera)
  • Big Mouth (A Very Big Mouth Christmas)
  • Blade Runner: Black Lotus (Free Will)
  • Bob’s Burgers (Some Like It Bot Part 1: Eighth Grade Runner)
  • Central Park (Fista Puff Mets Out Justice)
  • Countdown to Trump’s Reinstatement: A Stephen Colbert Presents Tooning Out the News Ratings Grab
  • Crossing Swords (Tent Pitching)
  • Dicktown (The Mystery of the Missing Pimento Cheese Recipe)
  • Disenchantment (The Cabinet of Dr. Chazzzzz)
  • Duncanville (Clothes and Dagger)
  • F is for Family (Screw Ups)
  • Fairfax (Pilot)
  • Fairview (Crypto)
  • Family Guy (The Fatman Always Rings Twice)
  • Fena: Pirate Princess (The Curtain Rises on the Climax)
  • The Freak Brothers (Gender Binary)
  • The Great North (Say It Again, Ham Adventure)
  • The Harper House (Home Alone on the 4th of July)
  • HouseBroken (Who Done It?)
  • Human Resources (It’s Almost Over)
  • Inside Job (Inside Reagan)
  • The Legend of Vox Machina (The Feast of Realms)
  • Marvel’s Hit-Monkey (Pilot)
  • Pacific Rim the Black (Sisters of the Kaiju)
  • Pen15 Animated Special
  • Ranking of Kings (The Prince’s New Clothes)
  • Rick and Morty (Mort Dinner Rick Andre)
  • Santa Inc. (Where the Hell is Brent?)
  • The Simpsons (Pixelated and Afraid)
  • South Park (The Big Fix)
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks (Wej Duj)
  • Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Kamino Lost)
  • Teenage Euthanasia (Adventures in Beetle Sitting)
  • Tuca & Bertie (Planteau)
  • Ultra City Smiths (Ultra City, She Don’t Care)
  • Undone (Rectify)
  • A Very Solar Holiday Opposites Special
  • What If…? (What If… Doctor Strange Lost His Heart Instead of His Hands?)
  • The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf
  • Young Justice: Phantoms (Ego and Superego)

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